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Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data From Cotara(R) Brain Cancer Trials
Date:3/11/2008

iew of the short expected survival time of approximately six months in this patient population, it is promising that we have early GBM patients in these trials who have survived past the six-month timeframe, with one patient now surviving 15 months post-treatment."

The open-label Phase I dosing and dosimetry study at U.S. brain cancer centers is enrolling GBM patients with recurrent disease. Patients in this trial receive an initial imaging dose of Cotara before receiving the therapeutic dose. The study's main objectives are to confirm the maximum tolerated dose, to determine radiation dosimetry and to assess overall patient survival, progression-free survival and the proportion of patients alive at six months following Cotara administration. In the three GBM patients enrolled in the first cohort, Cotara was safe and well tolerated, with no dose-limiting toxicities. Patients have been followed post-treatment to determine overall survival, with the first treated patient currently surviving 15 months post-treatment and the last treated patient currently surviving four months post-treatment. Dosimetry analysis indicates that Cotara was concentrated only in the tumor in these patients, and not in other organs.

Mr. King added, "With enrollment of the second patient cohort underway, we welcome Dr. William Shapiro of the Barrow Neurological Institute as principal investigator of our newest dosimetry study clinical site. Dr. Shapiro successfully participated in earlier Cotara studies and we are delighted that his center is now participating in the Cotara dosimetry trial."

"We are pleased to join the dosing and dosimetry trial of Cotara for the treatment of recurrent GBM," said Dr. William Shapiro, director, neuro oncology program; Marley chair, neurology; professor of neurology, University of Arizona College of Medicine; and Cotara principal investigator at the Barrow Neurological Institute. "GBM is a deadly disease with very poor survival prospects for
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